Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center of Mobile,AL

iHealthy Life Science Lab

The Science of Your Life

The iHealthy Life Science Lab is an interactive health and biology laboratory where visitors of all ages can perform real experiments and enjoy entertaining demonstrations.

iHealthy  Experiments
Have you ever wondered…
– what your body tissues look like under the microscope?
– how your skeletal system works?
– how nutrients in food actually work inside the body?
– what germs actually look like?

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The iHealthy Lab table top experiments are designed to allow visitors to investigate the answers to all these questions and more!
Every time you visit the iHealthy Lab you can perform five different table top experiments that investigate health and biology, such as the human body, nutrition, fitness and the world of medicine.

Bi-Monthly themes include Human Body Systems, Health & Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Human Growth & Aging, Immunology, Microbiology, Human Anatomy and more!

Our Current Experiments
Check out our current programs and events.


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Demonstrations in the iHealthy Lab
When you participate in iHealthy Lab demonstrations you become part of the show! Performances are designed to give visitors of all ages an experience that makes you laugh and learn at the same time!

Current demonstrations include:

  • Caught in the Food Web (Grades K-5) – Each student will become a part of a food chain and get caught in the food web!
  • Building Biomes (Grades 6-12) – Learn about ecosystems, and test your knowledge of biomes as you sort biotic and abiotic factors into the right category!


 

Put the iHealthy Lab to work for you!
The iHealthy Lab is truly a dynamic space that can be a tool for you, your family, your business and your special group. Our talented staff are always looking for new ways to:

  • educate the public about health related issues
  • participate in community outreach opportunities
  • partner with local education, health, fitness and medical groups
  • provide volunteer and internship opportunities for individuals of all ages and backgrounds

The iHealthy Lab can also create customized educational demonstrations to meet your group’s specific needs. Some examples include:

  • Healthy Cooking Demonstrations
  • Virtual visits to the lab via videoconference
  • Workshops on the topic of your choice
  • Special event demonstrations

For more information about how to put the iHealthy Lab and its talented staff to work for you, contact education@exploreum.com.